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Takahiro Ao, former two-weight world titleholder, retires from boxing

08
Apr

Takahiro Ao, former two-weight world titleholder, retires from boxing

News reached The Ring on Tuesday that former two-weight world titleholder Takahiro Ao has officially retired from professional boxing. The...

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20
Apr

Ray Beltran vs. Ivan Najera on May 21

With both men seeking career redemption, lightweights Ray Beltran and Ivan Najera are set to clash on May 21 in Laredo, Texas.

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04
May

Ring Ratings Update: Manny Pacquiao slips in the rankings

Manny Pacquiao’s unanimous decision loss to Floyd Mayweather Jr. caused the Filipino superstar to drop a notch or two in THE RING’s welterweight rankings and in the magazine’s Pound-for-Pound Top 10.

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30
Apr

Raymundo Beltran: ‘I have persevered’

At the apex of a career which has seen its ups and downs, former two-time lightweight title challenger, Ray Beltran vies for the vacant WBO title tomorrow night against former two-division titlist Takahiro Ao.

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10
Nov

Photo gallery: Yamanaka vs. Guevara Tokyo card

Photographer Naoki Fukuda’s shots from Tokyo, where WBC bantamweight titlist Shinsuke Yamanaka, former titleholders Roman Gonzalez and Takahiro Ao, and Jorge Linares all won by knockout.

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08
Nov

Photo gallery: Yamanaka-Guevara card final presser

Participants of the packed Nov. 10 card in Tokyo featuring Shinsuke Yamanaka-Alberto Guevara, Jorge Linares-Francisco Contreras, Roman Gonzalez-Oscar Blanquet, and Takahiro Ao-Edgar Lomeli. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.

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01
Nov

Ao vs. Boschiero, Yamanaka vs. Esquivel

Fights from Japan: Takahiro Ao W 12 Devis Boschiero, Shinsuke Yamanaka KO 11 Christian Esquivel, Toshiyuki Igarashi W 12 Wilbert Uicab. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.

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31
Oct

Ao-Boschiero press conference

Junior lightweights Takahiro Ao and Devis Boschiero ahead of their Nov. 6 bout. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.

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22
Oct

Ao-Boschiero weigh in

Takahiro Ao and Devis Boschiero, plus undercard bouts Yamanaka- Esquivel and Uicab- Igarashi. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.

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14
Jul

Perez wins showcase against Riovalle

Junior lightweight fringe contender Alejandro Perez stopped tough journeyman Edgar Riovalle in the seventh round of a scheduled 10-round Solo Boxeo main event in Inglewood, Calif., on Saturday. Japanese star Takahiro Ao won his U.S. debut in the co-featured bout.

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